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Noel Towell is a reporter for The Canberra Times.
Noel Towell The Defence Department looks set to offer its 20,000 public servants pay rises of just 0.9 per cent - more than two per cent below inflation.
Noel Towell If DHS bosses pull off an audacious industrial smash-and-grab by winning the snap poll of their 30,000 workers, it will be a stunning victory for the Coalition's public sector industrial relations...
Noel Towell Federal opposition accuses government of “aggressive” tactics against Commonwealth’s biggest department.
Noel Towell The federal government has offered tens of thousands of public servants at its biggest department a pay deal that is nearly 2 per cent below inflation.
Noel Towell Don't go Carol: five reasons why Parliamentary Service's boss Carol Mills should refuse the job as Clerk of the House of Commons and stay in with us in Canberra
Department of Parliamentary Services secretary Carol Mills in line for job as Britain’s House of Commons Clerk
Noel Towell A senior Canberra public servant is the frontrunner for the prestigious job of Britain's House of Commons Clerk.
Noel Towell Public servants at the federal government’s largest department are being asked to “consider” giving up $250 million in extra work, scheduled pay rises and annual leave.
Noel Towell Some of Australia’s “high wealth individuals” have found it pays to take on the tax man, according the nation’s Auditor-General.
Noel Towell One of Australia's highest-profile anti-gay activists has recruited one of the nation's busiest anti-Islam campaigners to help him get his job back as an Army Reserve officer.
Noel Towell The Australian Taxation Office says it will design its internal systems for the majority of honest taxpayers, not the minority of cheats.
Noel Towell The federal government's biggest department is accused of trying to squeeze an extra $100m of work each year from its public servants - for free.
Noel Towell A terrified Department of Human Services public servant has left Canberra in the wake of last year’s chainsaw attack at the department’s Tuggeranong offices.
Noel Towell Military scientists and engineers have appealed directly to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to stop the spending cuts.
Noel Towell and Phil Thomson The nation's biggest public service union is trying to force Employment Minister Eric Abetz and other powerful federal government figures to the negotiating table.
Noel Towell The ATO was 'appalling' in its treatment of one of its public servants, according to Fair Work Australia.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Public Service minister Eric Abetz is crying "crocodile tears" over job losses in the federal bureaucracy, the main public sector union says.
Noel Towell and Phillip Thomson Up to 400 jobs to be made redundant at the elite Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.
Noel Towell Plans by the Abbott government's Commission of Audit to cut tens of thousands more federal public service jobs remain on the table following Tuesday’s budget cuts.
Noel Towell Forced redundancies will be used, if needed, to cut the jobs of thousands of public servants Australian Taxation Office, bosses have warned.
Noel Towell The Prime Minister’s public service department won't call it a day until long after 4pm, the nation’s top bureaucrat has declared.